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18th November 2017 - [Arbeia]Peace and War on Hadrians Wall

Peace and War on the Roman Northern Frontiers


Date: Saturday 18th November 2017
10.00 – 5.00
Venue: Customs House, Mill Dam, South Shields

Society members/concessions: £15 Non-members: £20
(includes morning and afternoon tea/coffee but not lunch, which can be found at
nearby pubs and cafes)

26th Annual Day Conference
This year’s conference looks at warfare on the Roman northern frontiers of Britain and
its aftermath. Particular highlights of the day are two recent and on-going fieldwork
projects. Rescue excavations at Scotch Corner have explored an extensive settlement
that is associated with the very earliest stage in the Roman conquest and political
settlement of Brigantian territory. Intensive investigations of the Roman siege works at
Burnswark have had entirely unexpected results, illustrating the technical sophistication
of the weaponry that was concentrated against this Iron Age hill fort. Other contributions
provide a commentary on the political, military and logistical background to warfare in
Roman Britain, and the day finishes with some reflections drawing on modern military

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